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WSJ’s Hall becomes SABEW president

May 17, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Glenn Hall, head of professional news at The Wall Street Journal, was installed as the new president of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) during its annual conference in New York City.

Hall succeeds editor-in-chief and senior vice president of content at Investopedia Caleb Silver.

“In this period of profound change in the world, the business story is more important than ever and so is the need for the services and support that SABEW provides to its members,” Hall said in a statement. “It is a privilege to serve as president of an organization with such an important mission. I am excited about the opportunities ahead to expand SABEW’s role as an essential resource for financial journalists.”

In addition to Hall, SABEW’s 2022-2023 officer ladder is comprised off Vice President Desiree Hanford, director of academic integrity and appeals at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, and Secretary/Treasurer James Nelson, business editor at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and instructor Marquette University.

SABEW members elected six people to the board. Three first-time board members include:
David Crow, U.S. news editor, Financial Times;
Nancy Farghalli, executive producer, Marketplace; and
Kristen Hallam, deputy managing editor, S&P Global Market Intelligence.

SABEW membership also re-elected the following three incumbents:

Alan Deutschman, professor and Reynolds Endowed Chair of Business Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno;
James Madore, economics writer, Newsday; and
Scott Wenger, chief content officer and managing director, VolpeMiller.

The board members will serve three-year terms from spring 2022 to spring 2025.

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